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Data Fluency

By : Zach Gemignani, Chris Gemignani, Richard Galentino, Patrick Schuermann, Nathan Yau‚ÄØ
Book Image

Data Fluency

By: Zach Gemignani, Chris Gemignani, Richard Galentino, Patrick Schuermann, Nathan Yau‚ÄØ

Overview of this book

Analytical data is a powerful tool for growing companies, but what good is it if it hides in the shadows? Bring your data to the forefront with effective visualization and communication approaches and let?Data Fluency:?Empowering Your Organization with Effective Communication?show you the best tools and strategies for getting the job done right. Learn the best practices of data presentation and the ways that reporting and dashboards can help organizations effectively gauge performance, identify areas for improvement, and communicate results. Topics covered in the book include data reporting and communication, audience and user needs, data presentation tools, layout and styling, and common design failures. Those responsible for analytics, reporting, or BI implementation will find a refreshing take on data and visualization in this resource, as will report, data visualization, and dashboard designers.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Foreword
12
Titlepage
13
Copyright
14
Dedication
15
About the Authors
16
Credits
17
Acknowledgments
18
End-User License Agreement

Chapter 2
The Data Fluency Framework

Motion pictures are among the most popular media for telling stories. They didn’t become so overnight. Over their 100-year history, changes in the industry have led to disruptions and challenges that shape the way you experience movies today. This evolution, though, has brought a rich and distinctive system to deliver content and fluently communicate ideas in ways that engage audiences.

The technologies of moviemaking have changed dramatically over the years. From the initial transition from silent films to “talkies” to innovations in animation and 3-D, filmmakers have continuously learned new skills as technologies create new opportunities for storytelling. At the same time, the film industry has understood that establishing standards creates a healthy ecosystem. Standards—everything from film aspect ratios to cinema sound systems to DVDs—give producers a shared set of tools and expectations to work with. At...